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president obama talking to my prime minister and then gave the money to prime minister netanyahu and prime minister netanyahu read the formal apology over the phone and my prime minister said it is accepted. >> rose: so what are the consequences given the apology and apology stepped on the relations between israel and turkey and the future? >> that bilateral to get back to normal step by step there are two more things, one of them is to lift the embargos located on gaza. >> rose: right. >> now gaza is like an awful prison and we have to form lies that. >> is that going to happen? >> that is what we expect, as part of our condition. >> the condition was they eliminate -- >> that's right. that's right. and also for those turkish student who were killed, we believe that da. >> rose: compensation. >> the families should be compensate disbhd and the israelis said they would do that. >> that they would do that and there is a small negotiation team working on that subject. turkish israeli relations are very important for the whole region, because th region itself is going through a historical tra
tur on the ground for us in boston. >>> president obama talked about immigration reform during his weekly address from the road. >> this bill is a compromise, which means nobody got everything they wanted, including me but largely consistent with the principles i have laid out from the beginning. these are all common sense steps that the majority of americans support. so there's no reason immigration reform can't become reality this year. >>> back in the united states, the nra is holding its annual convention this weekend in houston. executive director chris cox had some harsh words for gun advocates, like president obama, and new york city mayor michael bloomberg, who cox says exploits victims of tragedy like those in newtown and aurora. >> while we pray for god to comfort those suffering unimaginable pain, they rush to microphones and cameras, gather in war rooms on capitol hill, and scheme about how to use that suffering to push their political agenda. >>> and ever since democratic seine is tore tom harkin announced that he would not seek re-election in iowa next year, many turn
>> as president obama continue to talk up the economic resurgence in this hemisphere as the focus of his three day trips south of the border. >> trade and commerce create good jobs florida people. >> the labor department reports the unemployment rate dropped seven point* 5% the lowest level in four years that more people were finding jobs than leaving the work force and in the dish with april's gains the government revised the february and march numbers suffered by a total of 114,000 jobs. >> we are gaining jobs over 160,000 and unemployment has taken down. >> there were still major warning signs they are struggling in not a single new job in april while construction employment fell for the first time in one year. the commerce department said orders to factories fell in march by the largest amount in seven months and 11 point* 6 billion workers who wanted jobber still unable to find one. >> we have to get this economy going, and not raising tax rates to have more people working we could do would it not for the drag of the president's health care law. >> their use in the jobs report to sage to and
of the "washington post." fair to say president obama has put himself in a box on syria. he kept talking for months about red lines, game changers, but he's clearly mindful of the bad intelligence that led to the invasion of iraq, and it's also clear, he's never wanted to get involved in syria. is there a graceful way out? >> what he's trying to do now is insist on ironclad proof. you wonder if he doesn't want an affidavit signed by bashar assad himself saying, yes, we did indeed use sarin gas on those people. short of that, i don't think he's going to do anything. the situation is so well advanced now. might have been different if we moved in there earlier. a president who didn't want to intervene to stop the deaths of what is now 70,000 people i don't think is going to go on at least arguably incomplete evidence that there's been these chemical weapons used. so my sense is, he doesn't want to do anything. for now at least he isn't going to do anything. >> do you think there's a downside in terms of his credibility in the middle east? >> it won't bother people going about their daily lives in amer
at about 10:00 eastern. up next, we will take you to the 50 minute news conference, president obama talking to the news reporters in the press room. president obama: hello, everybody. hello. good afternoon -- or good morning, everybody. i am here to answer questions in honor of ed henry, as he wraps up his tenure as president of the white house correspondents' association. ed, because of that, you get the first question. congratulations. >> thank you, sir. i really appreciate that. and i hope we can go back to business and being mad at each other in a little bit. president obama: i'm not mad at you. >> ok. thank you. i appreciate it. president obama: you may be mad at me. [laughter] >> i'm not. [laughter] a couple questions on national security. on syria, you said that the red line was not just about chemical weapons being used but being spread, and it was a game changer, seemed cut and dry. and now your administration seems to be suggesting that line is not clear. do you risk u.s. credibility if you don't take military action? and then on benghazi, there are some survivors of that terror
that president obama has put himself in a bit of a box here on syria. kept talking for months about red lines and consequences and game changers but you clearly mindful of the bad entell against that led into the invasion of iraq and also clear he never wanted to get involved military in syria. is there a graceful way out for him? >> what he will do and is trying to do is insist on ironclad proof. you wonder if he doesn't want an affidavit signed by bashar assad himself saying yes indeed we did use serin gas on these people. appetizing prospect. a president who didn't want to intervene to stop the deaths of what is now 70,000 people i don't think is delegate to go on at least argue youabley incomplete evidence there has been the chemical weapons used. my sense is he didn't want to do anything and for now at least he isn't going to do anything. >> chris: a down side in terms of credibility in the middle east? >> not the kind of thing that is going to bother people going about their daily lives in america but around the world this kind of apparent weakness has a price. it emboldens enemies and
could potentially work with is not a great example , but to talk more. president obama mentioned there are now 100 high-tech firms on the west bank. i interviewed this israeli venture capitalist. cisco has invested in them. it is an area of the economy that can and should grow. what is the answer in terms of u.s. policy? first of all i think we have to scale back we're trying to do. i mentioned corruption and no a specifically name the karzai government that has been a huge impedimenta things we try to achieve. hopefully it will be one of his brothers. we don't -- you know, if we don't feel that we have a local partner i think we should hold back in our aid efforts. one thing that we can do is create more incentives like its european union system that was used in turkey. two years ago the secretary clinton used the term economic statecraft. any of you heard that all? this is journalists fall. we don't write about these things. she declared in 2011 in a speech in new york that economic tradecraft was now at the heart of american foreign policy. she defined economic statecraft as c
to talk about syria. we will talk about this in the next smet length with the israeli ambassador. i want to ask you guys about it as well. after stating the use of chemical weapons was a red lien this week president obama seemed to back off that. take a look. >> this is not an on or off switch. this is an ongoing challenge that all of us have is to be concerned about. >> chris: senator manchin, as a member of the senate the armed services committee are you, first of all, persuaded that the assad regime did use chemical weapons and what do you make of the fact that the ident seemed to set this marker assad stepped over it and now he is backing away? >> from what i have been told and seen and in the briefings i have had, it shows that they have used it and do have the capa. there is some question after as we know iraq and how that had gone so there is questions in senators' minds, i believe. when we watch this whole thing unfold in syria right now, we look at syria from the standpoint do we send troops in. there is people advocating that. do we give all of the support we can to the allies
. >> chris: for months president obama said if assad used chemical weapons it would be he a game changer and now he seems to be steering away from any talk of precipitous action. let's see that then and now you. >> that is a red line for us and that there would be enormous consequences if we start seeing movement on the chemical weapons front or the use of chemical weapons. this is going to be a long-term proposition. it is not going be something that is solved easily overnight. >> chris: i understand you are not calling for any action. is your government troubled at all that red lines and enormous consequences have now you become a "long-term proposition"? >> we have a different red line entirely. if the syrian regime tries to transfer chemical weapons or what we call game changing weapons to the is systems in lebanon israel will react and we are serious about the red line and sticking about the red line and the people in syria though that. the chemical weapons situation again is very, very complex. this is an american call. the united states and israel are sovereign countries and we ha
between republicans and obama administration whether anyone has been prevented from talking to congress about benghazi. one of the men, eric nord strum was the top security officer in libya. he has spoken publicly when he told congress when he said they asked for more security at benghazi consulate and he says was turned down. he has more information he wants to tell congress. the other two men are describing themselves as whistleblowers is gregg hick are ri and another terrorism official. on what gregory hick maze say on wednesday based on his conversations with republican senator lindsay graham. >> you will surprised to hear what he says about interaction between him and washington. he is in up two guy. he was chris stevens deputy. he was on the phone with chris right before he died. he is going to give you a chilling story and how he felt when he heard susan rice write this off to a spontaneous riot caused by hateful video. >> molly: you can hear more of the interview on huckabee on fox. they were peppered with questions whether the state department or white house were trying to sile
the adjustment. when the israelis complain about obama it is because he didn't understand anything. they thought he was a muslim because of his name and do was like a preconceived notion and i am talking from experience, i have a best friend who hates obama. she hated him, could never say a nice thing about him and the last visit called to say -- i have heard many is released tell me that. a lot more than the 18% that you know about. my family members, always complaining about obama, not any more. this really made a huge difference. >> that is the interesting thing. people were showing that the speech he made before in egypt he was apologizi% obama, by say he excused themselves to go to his family dinner and left benjamin netanyahu sitting there. >> it is amazing that the leaders of two great nations, were detailed and effective as great diplomats or politicians they could not get over that so pretend -- pretty right wing and obama is pretty left wing and to get two americans together to realize that -- who was it that was quoted as saying -- he was very difficult to deal with. it was a british
rendell talks about the issues president obama must address before he leaves office and why he's such a huge philadelphia phillies fan. >>> a look now at some stories in this morning's fast five headlines. search teams have found the bodies of two american crew members of a military refueling plane that crashed in kyrgyzstan yesterday. a third crew member is still missing. >>> jurors in the jodi arias murder case will not deliberate this weekend after they began deliberating for about an hour yesterday. arias is charged with first degree murder in the death of her boyfriend. >>> the sandy hook elementary building task force last night put off a decision on where to build a new school. it's considering rebuilding at the same location, or nearby. >>> the tsa says airport screeners in maui confiscated a dagger disguised as a hair brush handle. the same type of dagger was also discovered in phoenix this week. >>> and the first leg of a fuel-free flight across the country is over. the solo powered airplane landed in phoenix early this morning after an 18-hour journey from northern c
indicates the syrians may have used nerve gas against their people. that's president obama has line.in the past would the white house says right now there is not enough evidence. >> there is much more to be done to verify conclusively that the red line that the president has talked about has been crossed. >> shepard: still, the pentagon does have options in case the president decides it's time to take action. jennifer griffin with the news live at the pentagon tonight. explain the possible plans for using force, jen. >> well, both the white house and the pentagon, shep, appear to be buying time. >> we are continuing to assess what happened. i think we should wait to get the facts. before we make any judgments on what action, if any, should be taken and what kind of action. >> a no-fly zone would encounter highly sophisticated russian built aircraft system manned by russian troops and bombing chemical weapon sites might create a cloud that could my grate over jordan, israel and lebanon there are approximately 13 chemical weapons facilities with 40 additional mobile chemical weapon si
. we have big problems with the budget and the economy and we're talking about background checks as if it matters. it doesn't matter that much. and all of the passion it and all of the focus that president obama decided to make on this issue, i do think was political exploitation. he hadn't talked about gun issues one bit during his campaign. i think this was a huge political mistake on the part of the president. >> do you think he's lost a lot of political capital? do you think this was a mistack to use as capital in this way? >> well, you know what, it matters to 90% of the american people. so you want to call that being political, that's fine. we have problems around the world. guess where else we have problems? newtown, connecticut, aurora, colorado, we have a lot of problems here. that's why all of these senators that voted against background checks are seeing their numbers plum et and the senators that had the courage to vote for it are seeing their numbers come up. there's a reason why pat toomey said the reason republicans didn't vote for it is because they didn't want to
air and water come to apply yet. you were talking just a few moments ago about obama care being implemented over the course of president obama's second term. but the reason that hhs is so much lower on that list is that a lot of those regulations haven't kicked in yet. good wham of a cost that wasn't estimated. when obama care was passed giving authority to hhs which benefits essential for cover. ones that became the most croferls became essential. every employer of a certain size provide see contraception cor-j -- coverage for all of their employees. that is enormous cost in terms of the number of the things that are going to be passed on to the rest of us higher premiums. >> tucker: people are ordered around what kind of light bulbs, toilet head. shower head. turn point people don't get to make their own choices. greg, thank you for being with us. >> good to be with you. >> alisyn: don't fear the loch ness monster. new monster lurking in the water. stay tuned. i know this is your favorite? >> bill: in a body of water near you. money, cars and clothes but don't want to work for
about obama it's because they really didn't understand a thing. they thought that he was a muslim because of his name, and it was like a preconceived notion of talking from expense because i live in israel part of the time. i have a best friend who hates obama. she hated him. she could never say a nice thing about him. and as of the last visit, she called to say i was 100% wrong. and i have heard many israelis tell me that, a lot more than the 18% that you know about. people from all over. my family members, everybody was always complain about obama. not anymore. that last visit really made a huge difference. [applause] >> what's the interesting thing is that -- oh, yes. people were saying that the speech he made before in egypt, he was apologizing for america. in fact, speaking to that audience which was made up i as a mostly of arabs and mostly muslims, he began this speech, obama this is, by same -- saying america's reliance with israel is ironclad which is very brave i think in front of a few thousand arabs and muslims. >> how can you reconcile the fact that obama is strictly
those stories. we are talking to you about your view of president obama's second term. let's get to the catskills, new york, republican line. caller: i was going to comment on the middle east. wants to closee guantanamo bay is got backfire. what is going on in the middle east with a iran and israel, egypt, the moslem brotherhood syria, is turning into a tinderbox. israel will do something with iran soon and we will need that prison opened. host: troy, alabama, independent line. confused ande get they need to go back to school. with people'sicks minds the way you screen calls. if you look at what the president said yesterday, you look at article one of the constitution, section 7 -- it will explain to the job of the president and the congress. the congress is supposed to come up with devyn and the president is supposed to sign the bills. if the house and senate did their job, they are not doing it and they are embarrassing america. they don't know anything. all your callers don't know anything. you'll find the right answers if you read and you will see the truth. all these comment
reaction to what's happened here? >> reporter: well, nobody's talking about it publicly, you know, but president obama is literally getting asked about syria every day, and again today, with this racheting up of tensions, the president once again said you know, no prospect that he can see of putting u.s. ground troops into syria. but he's not ruling out any options. have a listen to what he had to say. >> if in fact we see strong evidence that we can present and that allows us to say that the syrian military and the syrian government is using chemical weapons, then that is a game changer for us. >> reporter: a game changer. no ground troops, but still keeping all the other options on the table, but it looks like the israelis have decided pretty much they're not waiting around. the israelis as you know have a very strong policy. what they are looking at striking is any weapons that they believe the syrians are going to try and get out of the country to keep safe, transfer to hezbollah across the border in lebanon, and in fact, we got a statement from the israelis not exactly confir
options that the white house has been considering. president obama has been very careful in terms of not really talking about those options that are under consideration. tonight that changed and he said he is not at this point considering putting boots on the ground. using the term, he does not foresee putting boots on the ground in syria. the president has to some extent boxed him in. he said of course if syria uses chem weapons that would be a red line. the white house saying they believe chemical weapons were used but there are still too many questions about the origin of the weapons. president obama not ready to say how he is going to proceed when it comes to syria. so again we are still trying to get reaction to the israeli airstrike. >> andrea, you mentioned before john kerry is in moscow, on a trip specifically with the intent of trying to move forward diplomatically on presenting a u united front, to avoid further military escalation, to avoid a regional conflict. the chief on stek sell russia which is course with the assad regime, as well as iran. how does it change the n
one, this idea of inefficiency. we were talking about that before. under obama. that's a theme we heard time and time. this black president is inefficient government. secondly, the theme that we're starting here time and time again is who is deserving and who is not deserving. the vilification of poor people as lady and undeserving. the welfare queen and very specific things come to mind. that's the story that is just playing into those themes. then you read crazy steve king from iowa saying this is a buyout for black people. they're trying to buy off minorities. that's disturbing. >> there's more immediate historical context that the piece missed, which is in 1983 reagan uses brutal cuts. she is literally thrown into the trash can, which creates an evidence gap. people who are trying to put in writing their claim to discrimination. you are looking at a series of cases where it is not clear. it's not always documented. now did that create some loose standards that aren't transparent and accountable? it looks like that might have been the case. but we need to find out the scale of
soon? bill: stuart, thanks. see you 9:20, fbn. make it a great week. talk to you later. stuart varney there. martha if. martha: president obama is set to tap the mayor of charlotte, north carolina to run the transportation department. his name is anthony foxx. a white house official says that announcement could come later today. earlier this month, mayor foxx announced he would not seek reelection for mayor of charlotte. he wanted to spend more time with his children. he will be the first african-american nominee in the president's second cabinet. maybe spend more time in washington with them there. bill: but he has got his hands full with the transportation thing and security we talked about. martha: big job. bill: furloughs and all that stuff. martha: yeah. bill: just getting rolling, folks on a monday. there is dangerous flooding affecting more than a dozen states already and more rain is in the forecast. we'll show you where and how bad it is and how bad might be for millions of people. martha: look at this. a powerful explosion in a busy city center. we'll tell you what caused th
? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. . >> john: good evening, president obama held a press conference today where he made a strong forceful statement that he might possibly conceivably close down guantanamo bay prison maybe, perhaps, one of these days, we'll see. it could happen. while, according to the neocons president obama is a weak leader because the man just doesn't have the will to turn syria into a full-blown american military quagmire. jason collins came out as gay and is receiving warm wishes of support from most americans, in other words our country has never been more immoral. hey, today's the birthday of oscar winning filmmaker james campion,
?s event. [laughter] we also have something else in common, i too recently got in trouble for talking about a public official's good looks. it was when i would not shut up about that stone cold fox, secretary of transportation ray lahood. oh, man. i like the cut of his jib. [laughter] president obama, you had some great jokes. it was a pleasure watching you stand here and do what i do. now it is only fair that i get to do what you do. that is right, ladies and gentlemen, for the next 15 minutes i will be mired in a dysfunctional standoff with congress. this is going to be fun. [laughter] i would like to formally congratulate the president on his reelection. congratulations. [applause] as you all know, he is hard at work reading jobs. since he was first selected, the number of popes has doubled. >> > hter] and the number of tonight show hosts has tripled. congratulations. [laughter] while i'm at it, i would like to congratulate president george w. bush on big dedication of his presidential library. yes, the library has millions of books, articles, and documents and if you go, you can be the
and it was like a preconceived notion and i'm talking from experience because i live in israel part of the time. i have a best friend who hates obama. she hated him and could never say a nice thing about him. after the last visit she called to say she was 100% wrong and i have heard many israelis tell me that, a lot more than 18% that you know about. people from all over, family members, everybody was always complaining about obama. not anymore. that last visit really made a huge difference. [applause] >> one thing is, oh yes. people were saying the speech he made before in egypt, he was apologizing for america and in fact dashed up made up mostly of arabs and muslims obama says that america's alliance with israel is ironclad. >> how can you reconcile the that obama is strictly for israel quinn benjamin netanyahu came and they had a meeting and obama excused himself from that meeting to go to his family dinner and left benjamin netanyahu is sitting there? >> it's amazing isn't it that the leaders of two great nations, their personal animosity should have such an effect. you think is great diplomat
or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. >> president obama is in mexico right now. he'll be on hand to celebrate mexico's economic successes over the last few years. that's how it works now. see, if president obama wants to celebrate an economic success, he actually has to leave the country and go to another place because, yeah, that's the way it works. >> gretchen: ooo. that was a bit of a dig. >> steve: and president obama still in mexico this morning. that's where chief white house cor suspendent ed right now. it sounds like the president believes congress is inching closer to a deal, right? >> immigration reform, that's right. good morning. it's interesting because the president is in position now where as you know, this week he crossed the 100-day threshold to the start of his second term. he's largely empty handed on some of those big legacy items that he wants, like gun control, like a grand bargain budget deal. but he does believe he's inch closer to an immigration deal. he's been meeting with the mexican president and in a join
afterwards, including retaliation against employees. >> talking there obviously about a september 11, 2012 when the benghazi attack happened. president obama said this week that he was, quote, not familiar with the idea that anyone was being prevented from telling their benghazi story. here is the state department on the benghazi investigation yesterday. >> the whole family is committed to bringing those who perpetrated this attack to justice and doing everything we need to do to keep our people safe. that's where our attention is. we hope that congress and the media, too, can keep the focus on that. >> but republican congressman darrell issa, who chairs the house committee holding this hearing, says some additional witnesses are hesitating to come forward because they fear they may be punished by their employers. rick? >> molly henneberg in washington, thank you very much. for more exclusive details on these break developments, tune in to fox news sunday tomorrow when chris wallace sits down with the utah congressman, jason chaffetz, one of those questioning the whistle blowers. >>> new d
to respond to evidence that chemical weapons were used in syria's civil war. president obama taking questions on the issue this week, today, the president was wrapping up a three-day visit in mexico and costa rica. he talked about immigration and expanding trade in latin america. he arrive would in andrews air force base and ed henry is live for us in san jose, costa rica. ed, the president steered clear of this? >> he was asked about the israeli air strikes and the president said israel has a right to defend itself. what that basically means, he's giving israel a green light to do what it needs to in the region and leaves the door open to a range of u.s.s. the president said it was a red line cross could possibly spark u.s. intervection in syria. the president said he wants more evidence to confirm that before anything is launched. a bottom line, a lot ofs are on the table on the u.s. air strikings against sir yampt one option is he took off of the table. he will not put u.s. boots on the ground. >> immigration reform, he said like he is cautiously optmistic about immigration reform? >> he i
interest of the american people. >> president obama speaking on tuesday at a news conference at the white house. he first vowed to close guantanamo over four years ago. to talk more about the issue, we're joined by pardiss kebriaei, senior staff attorney with the center for constitutional rights. her client ghaleb al-bihani is one of the guantanamo prisoners currently on hunger strike. welcome back to democracy now! can you respond to president obama's statement yesterday? >> it was an important statement. it was encouraging. it was time for the administration to say something, for president obama to say something. we are now three months into a hunger strike at guantanamo. president obama has made important statements before. what we need now is action to go with that important statement about guantanamo. there are things the president can do on his own in his administration starting now. number one, he can appoint someone within the white house with the stature and backing and the authority to get the draw the done. he says guantanamo needs to close. legally unsupportable. it is morally
as a democratic society. >> all right. let's talk about your values as a democratic society that you believe we should have. president obama alluding to those, although not yesterday, when it comes to gun law and gun legislation. largely really brushing off that issue. how might you, as you look at the mansion issue, mansion saying he sees another opportunity at introducing legislation, but after the failure, how does one regain the momentum on this subject? >> we regain the momentum by understanding what happened in newtown and littleton and other places. the house of representatives is paid to vote on an issue. now, the senate, despite the disappointment of a failed vote, at least they had the courage to vote. the house of republicans under speaker john boehner, is hiding behind the senate. people deserve a vote. you can vote yes on background checks, as i would, you can vote no on background checks, but speaker boehner, give these americans the vote that they deserve. it is a dereliction of duty for the house of representatives not even to bring a vote on background checks to the floor of th
. up next, what would president obama and form er first lady barbara bush chatting about at the bush library? i found that the most fascinating conversation. jimmy kimmel has some guesses as to what they may have been talking about. i love this stuff. that's in the sideshow in about a minute. this is "hardball," a place for politics. look at this. then michelle tries to get in on it. clusters of pustules, pimples. i had this shingle rash right next to my spine. the soreness was excruciating. it was impossible to even think about dancing. when you're dancing, your partner is holding you. so, his hand would have been right in the spot that i had the shingles. no tango. no rhumba. you can't be touched. for more of the inside story, visit shinglesinfo.com ...amelia... neil and buzz: for teaching us that you can't create the future... by clinging to the past. and with that: you're history. instead of looking behind... delta is looking beyond. 80 thousand of us investing billions... in everything from the best experiences below... to the finest comforts above. we're not simply saluting his
. thank you very much, everybody. thank you, guys. >> and president obama marking 100 days into his second term. >> jason collins, had a chance to talk to him yesterday. seems like a terrific young man, and i told humim i couldn't be prouder. an extraordinary measure of progress we've seen in this country has been the recognition that the lgbt community deserves full equality. not just partial equality. not just tolerance, but a recognition that they are fully a part of the american family, and, you know, given the importance of sports in our society for an individual who has excelled at the highest level to say this is who i am, i am proud of it, i'm still a great competitor, i'm still seven-foot tall and can bang with shaq, you know, deliver a hard foul and, you know, for i think a lot of young people out there, who, you know, are gay or lesbian who are struggling with these issues, to see a role model like that, i think it's a great thing. i think america should be proud this is one more step in this ongoing recognition that we treat everybody fairly. and everybody is part of a -- part
to the president. we talked to the winners and why president obama should make it his priority. >> he was actually unemployed and going through the process of unemployment. i thought he would be a good subject to follow. i followed his life. >> at the time, i had a introduction to law course. there was a double standard for those under 18 years old and those over. . was into children's rights i realized we do not have a say in the creation of the debt, but we are going to just a -- we're going to take it off. -- pay it off. -- they were not very excited about the prospect. after i had explained it to them, they kind of caught on. while researching, we decided we should add high-speed rail. that was very important. >> more from the top three student winners on saturday morning. >> president obama is on a three-day trip to latin america. this morning in mexico city, he spoke for group of students. >> he spite all of the values that we should -- despite the values we share, our attitudes sometimes are trapped in old stereotypes. some americans always say to mexico is depicted in sensational headlines
quite a bit on encouraging green technology. we of course, the whole drama that republicans talked a lot about the presidential campaign is an example of, you know, conservatives say democrats run amok and give all this federal money to green initiatives. the obama administration has done about as much as it can to move some of these issues along against the headwind coming out of capitol hill. have they absolutely grabbed the issue of climate change and pushed it to where they wanted to? no. they tried to do the carbon tax in the early days of the administration, and it passed the house that was then controlled by democrats and ended in the senate. i know you get frustrated with the president not pushing hard enough, but there is a certain level of political reality that this white house has to deal with and it can't press something that is not going to go. if republicans are that opposed he has to figure out ways to work around them and he is with other green initiatives that have borne some truth. cenk: i admit it you win. it's a range. on the key stone pile line, he can make a decisi
to start with you. first let's talk about immigration hurdles. here is what president obama had to say about immigration reform while speaking in costa rica a short time ago. >> comprehensive immigration reform that i'm hopeful we can pass this year after 30 years can make an enormous difference in improving what is already a system that's better than it was. >> now, senate leaders here in the u.s. are aiming to win up to 70 votes for their comprehensive immigration bill. patricia, does that look like a real possibility here? >> well, you know, as with everything in washington, the devil is in the details, and one detail that cropped up this week was an amendment that's probably going to be introduced by senate democrats to extend same-sex couples' immigration benefits. it something like that is attached to the bill, marco rubio, who is leading the republican effort said, no, this is not even going to pass, it's not going to get his vote and it will not get a large majority. it really depends what that bill looks like coming out of the senate. based on the numbers in the senate, then w
employees. >> jamie: talking there about september 11th, 2000 12, the night of the benghazi attack. retaliation she says for those who want to give information that ran counter to the obama administration's accounting of the events. president obama said this week that he was, quote, not familiar with the idea that anyone was being prevented from telling their story. here's the state department on the benghazi investigation yesterday. >> the whole state department family is committed to bringing those who perpetrated this attack to justice and doing everything we need to do to keep our people safe. that's where our attention is and we hope that congress and the media, too, can keep the focus on that. but republican congressman darrell issa who chairs the house committee hogd this hearing also says additional witnesses are hesitating to come forward because they believe they may be punished by their employers. kelly and jamie? >> kelly: molly thank you for the update. >> jamie: molly, thank you so much. meantime the fbi has posted several images of people who are wanted in connection
weapon on them. >>> president obama returns back in washington this hour after a three-day trip to costa rica. he joined the president today for an event. at his earlier stop in mexico she talked about immigration and security improvements along the border. >>> u.s. officials believe israel conducted an air strike into syria. that reportedly shows that the strikes may have occurred as israeli jets were flying over neighboring lebanon. israel has said it will do anything it takes to stop syria from arming militants in lebanon. >>> there's a lot more than waves washing up on the beeches. try cocaine, multiple packages of the drug have been found along more than ho miles of atlanta coastline. the beaches are closed while the officers look for any additional cocaine bundles. no one knows where the drugs came from. >>> the iron man series off to a great run. iron man 3 set up one of the biggest opening weekends. it's po set up to 175 million through sunday and would put it second all time to last year's weekend of the avenn gers. >> tamerlan tsarnaev is dead. fbi agents are looking at people
controllers. frome house delegation massachusetts talks about the boston marathon bombings after that, president obama reports syria that may have used chemical weapons. tomorrow, retired air force colonel discusses the next steps for the u.s. and its allies concerning syria. >> i said, i'm here to report reads the guard came up and said i knew one of your campaign managers in ohio. the guardn there, and said, you have some hate mail. it was from california and massachusetts. they gave me the mail. -- thethrough this stripped down. i got into the intake, walked into prison. down into the courtyard. i uset use the language in the book. they tell me to get away from him. i don't know where to go. another prisoner said, where is your escort yucca -- escort? as said, i don't know. he took me the back way of the laundry room. a man is sitting there saying, are you the congressman? i used to be. he says, you are a republican, aren't you. >i said, republicans put me in here you know. he said, i am the mayor of east cleveland. i will get you some closed. sunday atob ney 8:00 on c-span's "q&a.
of the march on washington. on the next "washington journal", john negroponte talks about the u.s. intelligence system, and president obama's upcoming trip to mexico. and more about the president latin america trip, which also includes costa rica and home agent of the center for strategic and international studies. also a look at senate legislation that would require state sales taxes. we will talk to rollcall in "washington journal" is live on c-span at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> next on, a special forces of the united states with admiral william mcraven. this is 90 minutes. [inaudible conversations] >> thank you to those that i could count on and we generally try to have enough food here to make it through and keep you alive for a short period of time. so good morning on behalf of the ceo and president. i want to welcome you to the tricky dick and international studies talk and welcomed viewers on the web. are you picking up okay? okay. i have a couple of details that i want to outline what we are here for and are doing today. we have a wonderful and terrific and timely report and topic to discus
who have been killed, which is fairly small, is an issue for the administration. we're talking about weapons of mass destruction. this wasn't mass destruction. so, i think that's a game assad is playing that makes it more difficult for president obama. >> what would he would be hoping, congresswoman, he tries a few chemical weapons, america and the rest of the world doesn't respond, and that demoralizes the opposition. how far would you go to support more military action? >> no country in the region wants boots on the ground. we had king abdullah come to the united states, what he was asking for was help with a political situation, russia is in a position to help pressure assad, and i think that he has to go. i don't think there's any question about that. but, i think that all of these options have to be looked at, because the day after, the day after assad, is the day that these chemical weapons could be at risk, that if we don't address the growing sectarian that is there, and help the people who are more moderate, we could be in bigger, even bigger trouble the day after. >> i want
obama will try to get more substance from president pena nieto. host: we are talking about the president's trip to mexico and costa rica. 202-585-3880 for democrats. 202-585-3881 for republicans. you can send an e-mail. our guest is carl meachem, from americas program director. he worked on the senate floor foreign relations committee with senator richard lugar and he worked on the staff of two democratic senators. he was the cuban affairs bureau official at the department of state. he received his master's degree from american university and columbia university. the first call for him comes from dale in st. charles, missouri on the democrats' line. caller: we have been vacationing >> mexico for over 20 years. live to the white house for announcements from president obama. [applause] >> thank you. good morning, everybody. please have a seat. my top priority as president is to grow the economy, create good, middle-class jobs, make sure the next generation prospers. in a few minutes, i will be departing the white house that will promote that priority. one of our largest economic partners,
in to make sure you have productive work you want to find. host: let me talk about employment targets and where the administration would like to be of this point. bernstein rights today in "the new york times." how the obama maladministration want to get this employment rate to. >> their responsibility for achieving full employment rests with the administration. they want to create jobs. but it also rests with the federal reserve and that is where you really have seen unemployment targeting take place. i don't think there's anyone in the world who would say we don't want to see full employment. we don't want people who want a job not to have a job. the question is, what is full employment and that is hotly debated. it is not clear exactly what that number would be. it is not zero. there will always be people in transition or not in the labour force. is it 5%? that is extraordinarily low. is it 5.5%? is it 6%? there is a big debate about that. the federal reserve has said its unemployment target is 6.5%. that is the number where it will say they will keep interest rates low until the e
of a book. obviously you didn't vote for president obama. first off, how do you survive? first thing we should take from your book? >> hey, brian, good to see you this morning. and first thing i want to mention is everything i'm talking about is in detail at foxnews.com, opinion section. the article is up there. and the way you survive is stop complaining. don't just get mad, get even. and so you've got to figure out ways to prosper on every move obama's going to make and it's pretty obvious he's going to spend, spend, spend and add to the debt and add to the entitlements. my book shows you an 18-point plan. >> brian: let's go over a few of those plans. invest in medical, real estate and medical stocks. this is all about obamacare, you think they're going to prosper there? >> well, here is the deal, brian. we know that whatever government spends money on, they spend and spend and spend and waste and waste and waste and nobody oversees it and they just waste trillions, literally, on medical care. so invest in pharmaceutical stocks, biotech stocks, in medical technology, and in medical re
support to pull the rest of the world world.r to bring host: if you like to call and talk with nicholas burn, here are the numbers. host: let's listen to president obama speaking yesterday about this very issue. [video clip] >> i have invested in trying to bring about a solution inside of syria. obviously, there are options that are available that are on the shelf right now that we have not deployed. that's a spectrum of options. as early as last year i asked the pentagon, our military, our intelligence officials to prepare for me what options might be available. i won't go into details of what the options might be but you'll clearly -- that would be an escalation in our view of the threat to the security of international community, our alley lies and the united states and that means and this that means there are some options that we might not other exercise that we would strongly consider. host: president obama speaking yesterday. u.p.i. has a story saying that the president is close to deciding in giving aid to the syria rebels and will make a decision within weeks. what would arming
will. >> the country will be a generous country. >> up close to president obama at 9:00 p.m. >> that's a good special. look at his face when high talked about the grand daughter. that is special. >> that is retirement for you. he's painting now and much more of that . the bush library opening its doors this week . the big celebration with george bush . jimmy cart yer bill clinton all there celebrating . watch that tonight and we get a behind the scenes look fory george bush. >> we haven't heard a lot from him. laying low and his approval ratings are up and doubling since leaving . that is one very, very nice thing to say about him. can't wait until 9:00. we'll get to the rest of the headlines and the plane landing gear fund found behind the controversial mosque site is a boeing 787. this serial number on the wreckage is not unique to the part or plane meaning that it probably can't be traced back to a pacific jet. they will begin to check for human remains on tuesday. justice stephen breyer is recovering after undergoing how oldir surge rye. investigators say he will make a full reco
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